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DATES:  Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 20th
SITE:  Abu Dhabi Golf Club (National Course), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Peter Harradine (1992)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,500
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 405 Yds 10 - Par 5 554 Yds
2 - Par 5 600 Yds 11 - Par 4 417 Yds
3 - Par 4 429 Yds 12 - Par 3 186 Yds
4 - Par 3 174 Yds 13 - Par 4 414 Yds
5 - Par 4 469 Yds 14 - Par 4 478 Yds
6 - Par 4 454 Yds 15 - Par 3 177 Yds
7 - Par 3 200 Yds 16 - Par 4 475 Yds
8 - Par 5 572 Yds 17 - Par 4 483 Yds
9 - Par 4 456 Yds 18 - Par 5 557 Yds
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36 3,759 Yds 36 3,741 Yds
Annual: 3rd
Defending Champion: Paul Casey
Runner-Up: Peter Hanson, Miguel Angel Jimenez
Tournament Record: 268 (Chris DiMarco, 2006)
54-Hole Record: 200 (Henrik Stenson, 2006)
36-Hole Record: 134 (Phillip Price, 2007)
Course Record: 62 (Henrik Stenson, 2006)
Total Purse: $2,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $335,213; 2nd Place - $223,474; 3rd Place - $125,907
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Paul Casey 271 Padraig Harrington 274
Peter Hanson 272 Jean-Francois Lucquin 274
Miguel Angel Jimenez 272 Henrik Stenson 275
Chris DiMarco 273 Robert-Jan Derksen 276
Retief Goosen 274 Phillip Price 276
Past Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Paul Casey (271) -- Peter Hanson, Miguel Angel Jimenez
2006 Chris DiMarco (268) -- Henrik Stenson



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